No more presidents in my family

Krzysztof Kułakowski 1Piotr Kulczycki 1Krzysztof Misztal 2Antoni Dydejczyk 1Piotr Gronek 1Małgorzata Krawczyk 1

1. AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science (AGH), Mickiewicza 30, Kraków 30-059, Poland
2. Jagiellonian University (UJ), Kraków, Poland

Abstract

We investigate the  popularity of given names in United States, 1880-2011. The data are taken from the website of U.S. Social Security Administration. We demonstrate that the fashion of naming babies after the actual American president passed away in 60’s. Yet, the fashion of naming babies after a favourite actor or actress persists. A new index is proposed to treat the effect quantitatively.

 

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Presentation: Invited oral at 8 Ogólnopolskie Sympozjum "Fizyka w Ekonomii i Naukach Społecznych", by Krzysztof Kułakowski
See On-line Journal of 8 Ogólnopolskie Sympozjum "Fizyka w Ekonomii i Naukach Społecznych"

Submitted: 2015-08-26 00:22
Revised:   2015-08-26 00:22